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A dog wearing a sign bearing the words 'Free Francesco' and a... News PhotoActivist,Dog,Environmental Conservation,Environmental Issues,France,Greenpeace,Paris - France,Portrait,Prisoner,Protest,Releasing,Russia,Sitting,Text,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA dog wearing a sign bearing the words 'Free Francesco' and a portrait of imprisoned French Greenpeace activist Francesco Pisanu sits on the sidelines of a protest calling for the release of a group of Greenpeace activists imprisoned in Russia, on October 31, 2013, in Paris. Representatives of thirty non-profit organizations called for the protest in Paris in support of the jailed Greenpeace activists. The so-called 'Arctic 30' group of Greenpeace activists initially took part in a protest action in which they scaled a state-owned oil platform to demonstrate against Russian energy exploration in the Arctic. The group is now being held in prison in Russia, originally on a charge of piracy, which later was reduced by Russian authorities to 'hooliganism', which carries a lesser sentence but is still punishable by up to seven years in prison. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE ANDRIEU (Photo credit should read PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)